The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank - - 65
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 0 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk - - 1.50%
As % of the System Software category - - 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 10
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
vSphere
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

System Software Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
52 47 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 8.09% 10.06% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 49 38 83
Average salary £22,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,700 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

vSphere
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Suffolk region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Suffolk

vSphere
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) DMVPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (66.67%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) DFS Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) DMVPN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
1 2 (66.67%) DDoS Mitigation
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) DFS Replication
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft